Description

Article from Irish Press 'Slum Evil' Series, October 10th 1936, 'Revolutionary housing procedure urged'

Sub-headings:

'Famous Priest Calls for Full Government Powers in Slum Crux'

'All Vacant Mansions Should be Utilised, is Presbyterian View'

- Several photos accompanying article including, under the heading 'Paradise Lost - Paradise - Paradise Regained':

1. The Breen family who 'occupy one tiny one-roomed tenement on a top floor in Capel Street'; 2. Toddler 'Francie' whose 'cherubic happiness reflects the health of his new surroundings' in his new Crumlin home.

- Under the heading 'Corporation is Landlord in Both Cases':

3. Picture of a tenement: 'this wretched warren at New Row [where] sixty-seven Dubliners must drag out a miserable existance';

4. Shows group of exuberant looking children 'They're Crumlin children. Fresh air, sanitary conditions of living, and self-respect, have effected this transformation.'

Item Type

Document

Publisher

Irish Press

Collection

About this item

Subject

Housing conditions, Relative deprivation

Provenance

10.10.1936

Date Added

05.10.2009

Citation

"'Revolutionary Housing Procedure Urged'." Lifescapes: Mapping Dublin Lives, Item #274 (accessed December 15 2017, 10:23 am)